Vinous 89 points - (a 60/40 blend): Bright medium ruby. High-pitched, perfumed aromas of blackberry, cassis, crushed stone and spices. Dense, juicy and pliant, offering lovely purity to its black fruit and spice flavors. Finishes with suave, sweet tannins and excellent fruit persistence. Classy juice.
Amancaya, as its elder, presented an harmonious balance between the Argentinean and Bordeaux styles. A more fruity style coming from the higher percentage of Malbec. The word AMANCAYA is the native indian name of a flower of the Andes that you can find in the Mendoza area.
|Bodegas Caro was born of an alliance between two wine cultures, (French and Argentine), two noble grape varieties, (Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec), and two renowned wine families, (Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and Nicolas Catena.) Vignerons since the 19th century, these two powerful organizations have combined their deep knowledge of Mendozas high altitude terroir and the art of winemaking to create a unique wine.